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A person is in a serious condition after a crash on State Highway 6 in Southland this morning.
Police and ambulance were called to the single-vehicle crash, about 5km north of Lumsden, at 11.05am.
A police spokeswoman said the car came to a stop in a ditch.
''Indications are that person was trapped.''
A St John spokeswoman said a helicopter, from Queenstown, arrived at the crash scene at 11.57am and departed with the patient at 12.42pm.
They were flown to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition, she said.
The police spokeswoman confirmed the road had been opened.